Discussion 1: Reducing oil use
This week you read the issue of fuel efficiency in the United States. The United States is very dependent on foreign countries for oil, and Americans have been buying cars that require more and more gasoline. For your discussion assignment this week, share with other class members some actions that you can take to reduce your dependence on oil and the gasoline derived from it. Which of these actions do you actually plan to take?
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Discussion 2: Selection and Retention Globally
Visit either the FedEx or UPS website to examine their approaches to selection and retention in different regions of the world.
How can this company (FedEx or UPS) be effective in selecting the right people to make sure their personal goals are compatible with organizational goals to improve retention? How does a company transfer tacit knowledge from workers in one country to others?